The Woodward News


  • Herbert Wayne Bittman

    Herbert Wayne Bittman was born September 23, 1915 in Lookeba, Oklahoma to Albert and Pearl (Lisenberry) Bittman. He passed from this life on March 18, 2014 at the age of 98. He grew up and went to school in the area around Binger, Oklahoma.

    March 21, 2014

  • pic007.jpg Dr. Ray Verne Billingsley

    Dr. Billingsley was born Oct. 5, 1927, to Emeth Lee and Edith May McAfee Billingsley in the family farmhouse near Mutual. He was reared on the homestead and began his education in a one-room country school named Pleasant Valley, District 40. He lettered in basketball, was active in 4-H, the 4-H Victory Project and graduated valedictorian from Mutual High School.

    March 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sailsbury cover003.jpg Steven Wayne Salisbury

    Steven Wayne Salisbury passed from this life on March 16, 2014 as the result of a tragic auto accident. He was 57 at the time of his death. Steve was one of seven children born to John and Dixie (Miller) Salisbury. He arrived into their family on January 10, 1957 at Woodward, Oklahoma.

    March 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hensal.jpg Johnny Hensal

    Johnny Hensal, 85-year-old resident of Woodward, died Saturday, March 15, 2014 in the Grace Living Center in Woodward. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 20, 2014 in the Billings Funeral Home Chapel with Ray Don Jackson officiating. Burial will be in the Elmwood Cemetery under the direction of the Billings Funeral Home.

    March 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Opal F. Nickel

    A funeral service for Opal Nickel, 96, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at the First United Methodist Church of Fairview. The Rev. Richert Redinger will officiate. Burial will follow at 2:30 p.m. at Mooreland Park Cemetery in Enid, OK. Arrangements are by Fairview Funeral Home, Inc.

    March 19, 2014

  • Dorthy Hohweiler.jpg Dorothy Hohweiler

    Dorothy Hohweiler was born July 18, 1921, to C.C. & Dora Becker Hohweiler at Fargo, Oklahoma. She joined the family of one sister, Martha and four brothers, Henry, Jake, Joel and Ezra.

    March 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • WILFORD DIXON.jpg Wilford "Gene" Eugene Dixon

    Wilford "Gene" Eugene Dixon was born on March 26,1927 in Burden, KS to Raymond Lee and Jewel (Yost) Dixon.
Gene attended school in Kiowa, KS and Anthony, KS were he graduated in 1945. In 1946 he went into the U.S. Army serving in the Korean War and as Chief Warrant Officer.

    March 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Leroux082.jpg David Leroux

    David Leroux, 55 year old Woodward resident died Saturday, March 15, 2014 in Woodward. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am Thursday, March 20, 2014 in the Billings Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Eric Cox officiating. Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.

    March 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Rutledge.jpg Jaclyn Lane Rutledge

    Jaclyn Lane Rutledge, 33 year old resident of Elk City, OK, went to be with the Lord on March 11, 2014. Jaclyn was born to Jesse and Billie Rutledge on December 26, 1980 in Shattuck, OK.

    March 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Theodore Nathaniel Harvey

    Theodore Nathaniel Harvey passed from this life on March 11, 2014. Ted was born to Charlie Ross Harvey and Octavia Eileen Looney on June 19, 1938 in Oregon City, Oregon. After Ted was born the family made their home in the Slapout and Laverne, OK area until he was about 12 years old. They then moved to Riverview, OK until he was 19. Ted attended school Vici and then Camargo where he graduated with the class of 1957.

    March 14, 2014